Barcelona has announced that Eric Abidal has been diagnosed with liver tumor and will need to undergo surgery.
Barca nnounced the news via their official Twitter feed saying:
“A liver tumor has been detected in the player Eric Abidal and he will be treated surgically next Friday. Abidal will be operated on by Dr Josep Fuster Obregon. Per the express wish of the player, we call for the utmost respect for the right to privacy.”
The club has not revealed exactly how long will Abidal be sidelined for. Our thoughts and prayers are with Abidal and his family.